Safety App Of The Week

November 17, 2014 Dave Weber No Comments






Below is this week’s “Safety App of the Week“.  Every Monday we publish an article that reviews and rates a new workplace safety app.  Our testing is done on Apple iPads and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3s.  We rate each app from to ♥♥♥♥♥ (♥♥♥♥♥ is the best).  Prior app of the week articles are archived here.  


Grainger Mobile


Official Description  

“The Grainger app is designed to deliver all that® has to offer no matter where the job takes you.  Use the app to quickly narrow down your search, check account pricing, or check item availability at a nearby branch.

#Real-Time Availability — Get an expected arrival date.
#Order History — Check the status of a current order.
#Pending Orders — Keep track of all the orders waiting for your approval.
#Live Chat with Photo — Have questions?  Upload a photo and get answers.
#Voice Search — It’s really handy if you speak faster than you type.
#Product Reviews — It’s good to know what others think of an item before you buy.”1


Thumbs Up

  • cost is free
  • easy to navigate, no instructions needed
  • basically this app is a product catalog of thousands of safety and health products
  • shows the price of each product
  • shows comparable products for each item
  • can order any of these safety products using this app


Thumbs Down

  • product descriptions are too short
  • no guides provided to help you make your selections
  • no information provided on either fitting or maintaining the product


Overall Rating

  • iPad / iPhone  – ♥♥♥
  • Android – ♥♥♥
  • Overall – a good way to quickly check prices on a variety of safety products, the “comparables” section will help you find cheaper alternative safety products


¹ Description courtesy of  iTunes



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